We see that you have javascript disabled. Please enable javascript and refresh the page to continue reading local news. If you feel you have received this message in error, please contact the customer support team at 1-833-248-7801.

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Police identify man and woman shot dead in Wahpeton

Officers found two people dead of gunshot wounds in a home at a Wahpeton mobile home park in the early morning hours of Friday, June 4.

FSA police tape
We are part of The Trust Project.

WAHPETON, N.D. — Police have released the names of a man and woman found shot to death early Friday morning, June 4, at their home in a Wahpeton mobile home park.

Officers found Karen Ertelt-Wanner, 52, and Gregory Zander, 62, dead inside a home in Wahpeton's Sunset Trailer Park at around 2:30 a.m. after responding to a report of a woman being threatened with a firearm at the address, according to a news release from Wahpeton Police Chief Scott Thorsteinson. Officers entered the home after hearing a gunshot inside, police said.

Both bodies were sent to the medical examiner's office at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks for forensic examination. Preliminary reports show Ertelt-Wanner died of multiple gunshot wounds and Zander died of one, according to police.

Police did not name any suspects and said the investigation remains ongoing.

What to read next
If convicted and found in violation of his probation, Mason Buhl would face 225 years in prison and ordered to pay as much as $400,000 in fines.
Authorized by Congress, the Land and Water Conservation Fund supports local public parks projects, state conservation and expanded outdoor recreation access.
Superintendent Terry Brenner said the initial brochure gave “a false narrative” about the ACT scores achieved by Grand Forks students who generally take the exam in their junior year of high school.
Thomas Shephard's favorite part of harvest is the people he does it alongside as there are a lot of jobs to do and the people who he works with are the ones who get it done.